Mint, for instant pep

Need more energy?  A taste of mint can easily rev your energy.  You can easily add them to hot or cold drinks for an instant pep.  Based on studies, herbs in the mint family, including peppermint and spearmint, help optimize energy levels by preventing the breakdown of acetylcholine, a stimulating neurotransmitter.  Plus, the scent of mint has been proven to activate the brain area that governs motivation and alertness.

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